Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Gracyn Doctor / WAER News

It might be the middle of winter, but did you know there’s a Farmer’s Market at Franklin Elementary School?

"What's your favorite part about the farmer's market?" our reporter asked.

"The apples," replied one student.

"The oranges and the pineapples," said another.


cnyrma.com

Farmers and low-income families in Central New York continue to benefit from a program aimed at encouraging people to buy fresh, local produce.  New York State recently received its largest-in-the-nation allocation of 3.4 million dollars for the Farmer's Market Nutrition Program.  In this two part series, we examine the nutritional and economic impacts of the program.